Background

There are basically two kinds of changes in any software project: new work and rework. New work is done to meet requirements that have not yet been implemented. Rework is mainly correcting bugs, changing already implemented features to meet—perhaps changed—requirements.

With reason, it has been said that changing software is easy. It is so easy that keeping in touch with what has been changed, when, by whom, and why, is a challenge. IBM Rational ClearQuest is designed to manage the change, and is integrated with ClearCase to do that in a way that controls the change in the code and documents the changes, too.

What is ClearQuest?

IBM Rational ClearQuest is a flexible change management and defect tracking system. It can be easily adopted ...

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